|1987 San Francisco State Gators football|
|Conference||Northern California Athletic Conference|
|1987 record||1–8–1 (0–4–1 NCAC)|
|Head coach||Vic Rowen (27th season)|
|Home stadium||Cox Stadium|
|1987 Northern California Athletic Conference football standings|
|No. 10 UC Davis $||4||–||1||–||0||6||–||4||–||0|
|Cal State Hayward||2||–||3||–||0||2||–||8||–||0|
|San Francisco State||0||–||4||–||1||1||–||8||–||1|
Rankings from Division II Football Committee poll
San Francisco State competed in the Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC). The Gators were led by head coach Vic Rowen in his 27th year at the helm. They played home games at Cox Stadium in San Francisco, California. The team finished the season with a record of one wins, eight losses and one tie (1–8–1, 0–4–1 NCAC). For the season the team was outscored by its opponents 97–245.
|September 12||California Lutheran*||L 13–23||500|
|September 19||at Cal State Northridge*||L 0–45|
|October 3||Saint Mary's*||L 13–30|
|October 10||Sonoma State||L 7–14|
|October 17||at UC Davis||L 0–31|
|October 24||Santa Clara*||L 7–28|
|October 31||at Azusa Pacific*||W 20–7||2,000|
|November 7||at Chico State[note 1]||L 7–26|
|November 14||at Humboldt State||T 13–13|
|November 21||Cal State Hayward[note 2]||L 17–28|
Team players in the NFL
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